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Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
are cutting jobs, millions of jobs around a country and you are damaging the economy. so, stupid as bob said is a good word for it. it is taking a hatchet to the economy, the moment when the economic recovery, no matter if you are republican or democrat, by everybody's estimates is in a fragile state and doesn't make sense and now, the president says, you know, look back to the negotiations he was having with speaker boehner and he said a lot of those proposals are still on the table, we can get back -- we have a three month delay an kick the can down the road a little farther and avoid -- >> two month delay. >> that is the way we apparently govern now in washington, from one crisis to another and the question is when you bump up against it and come up against the debt ceiling and the fiscal cliff usually we put it off but this is one i think that will cause tremendous damage and the -- >> $85 billion. >> with the congress gone for a week when do they have time to negotiate. >> $85 billion in a $3.5 trillion budget. >> and -- >> it will hurt the economy. >> if you lose your job i think it hu
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Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
the economy. >> this should be a no-brainer. let me just point out that it will slow down the recovery. >> reporter: the transportation secretary said that furloughs due to budget cuts will mean major headaches for airline travelers. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago, and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes. >> reporter: lahood warns delayed and cancelled flights will begin a month after the march 1st cuts kick in, and air traffic control towers at smaller airports will be closed. today's statements echo other agency heads recently on capitol hill warning of consequences and follows president obama's appearance with first responders highlighting the interruption of vital services. >> the president is making stuff up he puts law enforcement, firemen and policemen, who 98% of them are used with local taxes and said you're going to lose the local policemen because of this. >> reporter: lawmakers are concerned-- concerned about the impact to cuts in national security o. the economic side, there is an increasing debate about the impact of seq
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Feb 23, 2013 5:35am EST
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00am EST
and the issue of fuel economy and all that. is that factored in as well? >> oh, absolutely, yeah. fuel economy. make a few base assumptions. fuel prices and what that looks like. one of the biggest which brings me to the first of three vehicles. the buick verano which was our category winner. it features best in class depreciation. up front cost $25,000-26,000. but once you factor in things like depreciation, cost of fuel, 30 miles per gallon, maintenance and repairs, buick is among the most affordable to old. beating out audi a 3, et cetera. >> interesting. what other cars do you have there? >> we have a couple others to share with you. next up is the lexus gs which was redesigned. our luxury car category beating out mercedes benz, bmw 5 series. what helps to differentiate the lexus is class leading depreciation. lexus was the brand that we named as the best lux uroee brand in terms of depreciation. toyota and lexus have a story representation of how they hold their values over the long-term. the mazda cx 5 which represents mazda. and what helps to set aside the mazda cx 5 is it gets excellen
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Feb 20, 2013 4:25am EST
. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. >> in his state of the union address, president obama himself admitted that these cuts were a really bad idea. what the president failed to mention was that the sequester was his idea. >> the sequester was the president's idea but it was meant for force congress to act because the cuts would be so objectionable to everyone on both sides of the aisle. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, jr. and his wife are expected to plead guilty to federal corruption charges in d.c. the couple is accused of spending more than $507,000 in campaign cash to buy personal luxury items like watches, furs and furniture. jackson resigned from the house of representatives last november. sandy jackson could get up to three years. >>> a possible change to d.c. traffic lights. how it could affect your commute. >> a huge gas explosion rocks an upscale kansas city shopping district. this morning, cadaver dog on the scene. we have an update coming up next.   -- dogs on the scene. 
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
and the knowledge-base global economy, we have to change the way we educate. >> reporter: and they taking place around the world. >> governments are stepping in to say we, for all the generations to succeed in the future, wemed to go to tablets now. and -- we need to go to tablets and that is in's huge fashion. >> besides staying competitive, publishers say the digital platform gets students involved in the videos and games and animations and pictures. >> it's not a copy of the page on the book from the screen. it's built from the ground up with interactive elements like guided tours and interactive homework questions. >> we can build software to scale up and come to the next level and continue to disrupt how to engage with content. >> reporter: kline is ceo of amplify, the educational division of news corp, the parent company of fox. from k-12 and university, the incentive for students and educators to continue embracing technology in the classroom is there; however, kline admits some of the transition won't be easy. >> and the biggest hurdle is change. in any organization. change is there and
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 5:35am EST
economy. >> those effects would be felt in this area disproportionately because we have so many military bases, contractors. it is what happens if it goes on and on or happens over and over again. >> we don't know? >> we don't know. it is the uncertainty that is making everybody so nervous. >> the house and senate are on recess until next week but with just over a week to go before $58 billion in automatic federal spending cuts begin, there is a call to reconvene the house immediately and find away to avoid the cuts. >>> we haven't seen much snow here as you know but in arizona, it put a stop to the first day of the match play championship. we'll take you there. >>> there could be a new pope sooner than expected. the changes that could be coming to the conclave next. >>> a check of the markets shows wall street dropped after news that the fed may stop its massive bond buying program. dow lost over 100. the nasdaq dropped over 49 points. japan's nikkei fell 159 points overnight. virtually all global markets are falling this morning following doubts by federal reserve policy makers that th
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
sequestration will hit the d.c. area as it's still recovering from the recreation. >> our economy used to be the fastest growing in the nation as a metropolitan area and we're in the bottom third. >> reporter: the battle lines remain the same while democrats blame republicans for not going along with their plan to raise higher tax revenues. >> and since the new congress began, they have not put forward one proposal to oppose, to prevent the across-the-board sequester. >> and i try to put myself in the place of the regular citizens who sits here and watchesy this and they have to be scratching their heads. >> reporter: republicans insist that deeper entealment cuts are needed and not more tax money. >> it's time to get serious about reducing washington's out- of-control spending. >> reporter: randy forbes said the white house is to blame for the sequestration crisis because he said that that created the mechanism -- mechanism in the first place. >> he signed it into law. for over a year from august 2011 through the end of the last year, the president did nothing to stop it. >> reporter
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
reduction over ten years. with the economy making strides, the white house arguest now is not the time and want hz to replace cuts with more tax revenue despite republican opposition. >> they willpu not even consider anything that includes increased revenues.nu not even closing loopholes for jets or oil and gas companies. that seems to be to be a position that we ought to have them reexamine and come to the table and have a real discussion. >> if you want to look at ways to find $1.2 trillion, let's look at$1 obama care. let's don'ts destroy the military and cut blindly across th reporter: it'h in agreement the dc region will be the most impacted. and coming up at 7:30, a closer looa at what it will mean for ourou local economy. >> all right, melanie. thank you very much. th>>> in other news, a leaked immigration proposal is drawing harsh criticism from republicans. the draft bill leaked to usa today would create a special visa for illegal immaterial grants allowing them to stay in the u.s. only those who have been convicted of less than three crimes and spent no more than a year in pr
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. >> in his state of the union address president obama himself admitted that these cuts were a really bad idea. what the president failed to mention was that the sequester was his idea. >> the sequester was the president's idea, but of it meant to force congress to act -- but it was meant to force congress to act because it would be so objectionable to everyone on both sides of the aisle. >>> the olympic athlete accused of murdering his girl friend tells his side of the story. >> and could a change in d.c. traffic lights mean for green for the city? the plan that could affect your commute, we put it to the test coming up next. >> looks like our wednesday morning commute will be dry, winnie and much colder. -- windy and much colder, the full forecast a bit later. >> later on the news edge a grieving mother demands an answer, how she plans to make sure someone pays for the loss of her 15-month-old son at 11:00. >> keep it right here. fox 5 news at 1
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm EST
to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >>> i want to take you back to the breaking news. one child is dead and another in critical condition after a family was run over by their own car. bob barnard is live on the scene with the latest. bob. >> reporter: shawn, we just got here in the last ten minutes. this happened right in front of this family's home. behind me is a white car. you see its driver's side door is open. just before 8:00 tonight, and this man apparently got home, left the car running, then he took his two children. we'll find out their ages in a moment. he brought his two children out of the car and for some reason, the car engaged. it either moved forward or backward and struck the man and it killed one of the children. critically injured the other child and the father, apparently, escaped without too serious of an injury. that's the car. this is the park forest apartments in oxen hi
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 10:00pm EST
recovering from receipt session. >> our economy used to be -- the recession. >> our economy used to be the fastest growing in the nation as a metropolitan area. now we're in the bottom 1/3. >> reporter: but the battle lines remain the same as the democrats blame republicans for not going along with their plans to raise higher tax revenues. >> since the new congress began they have not put forward one proposal to prevent the across the board sequester. >> i try to put myself in the place of the regular citizen who sits here and watches this. they got to be scratching their heads. >> reporter: republicans insist deeper entitlement cuts are needed, not more tax money. >> now it's time to get serious about reducing washington's out of control spending. >> reporter: virginia republican congressman randy forbes says the white house is to blame for the sequestration crisis because he says it created the budget cutting mechanism in the first place. >> the president signed it into law. he doesn't have to sign it into law. he did and for over a year from august, 2011 through the end of
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
. less for its overall impact on the economy than just what it continues to say about the inability of washington to solve any problem. >> and who are you going to hash that out this weekend? >> we're going to be talking about sequestration with two top senators about whether there's any possibility for a last-minute solution to this thing. i don't think there is, but we'll be asking republican tom coburn and democrat claire mchaskell. and the governs are in town, scott walker of wisconsin of the collective bargaining public workers union fame, and jack marquell, the governor of delaware. we'll have to ask about joe biden's comments that, biden should get a shot gun and if there's an intruder, start blasting away from their balcony. turns out that's against the law. >> that airs right here at 9:00 a.m. see you this weekend. >> thanks, brian. >>> coming up next, looking for a job? how about slipping into a pair of these. it turns out a whole lot of people want to be this guy. >> and a disgusting post-sandy problem, rats running ram pant in the big apple. how the city is taking action
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
the economy would take a hit if federal spending cuts are made. congress remains on vacation this week. little hope for a deal between now and the march 1st deadline. >> thank you very much. >>> and happening today, former congressman jesse jackson junior and his wife sandra will appear in a court for a plea hearing. accused of scheming to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars of campaign funds on personal items. both have agreed to plead guilty and both face jail time. >> 7:10 now on this wednesday morning. how much do you spend on coffee each morning? >> $5 at starbucks isn't unusual but how about close to $50? what may be a record setting jolt of joe. >> two american cardinals make news ahead of the pope's resignation. the other is dealing with questions over controversy will keep him out of the conclave. >> but first, did the bubble burst from maryland? dave ross serves up sports breakfast with a bad terps loss coming on the heels of their huge win. >> and as we take you to the break a live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie next. 7:10. 34 degrees outside.
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
's the first time in seven years traffic deaths have gone up. officials believe the improving economy and mild winters could be why more people are driving. no. 1, a heads up if you use a mac. apple is releasing a software tool to protect customers against malicious software. the hackers who mitt facebook and -- hit facebook and several other big companies also targeted apple. a small number of macs were infected. apple says there's no evidence any data got out and that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >>> well, quieted down in the weather department after all that rain today. >> it did. i think we'll see the winds picking up, but it's not as cold as it's going to be and they're not as bad as they're going to get, so we have a nice little window of opportunity. we'll have a pretty good wind blowing most of the day and it will be at least 10 degrees cooler than today for many of you. a little shot of cold stuff as we continue the theme of a chilly week in d.c. with somewhat minor storms and maybe something more important for the weekend on our seven-day forecast which we'll talk about in a moment. l
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 4:25am EST
sequestration will hit the d.c. area as it is still recovering from the recession. >> our economy used to be the fastest growing in the nation as a metropolitan area. now, we are in the bottom third. >> reporter: but the battle lines remain the same. while democrats blame republicans for not going along with their plans to raise higher tax revenues. >> since the new congress began, they have not put forward one proposal to prevent the across the board sequester. >> i try to put myself in the place of the regular citizen who sits here and watches this. they got to be scratching their heads. >> reporter: republicans insist deeper entitlement cuts are needed not more tax money. >> now, a time to get serious about reducing washington's out of control spending. >> reporter: virginia republican congressman randy forbes says the white house is to blame for the sequestration crisis because he says it create the budget cutting mechanism in the first place. >> the president signed it into law. he didn't have to sign it into law. he did. and for over a year f
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
. but as they learn to live on less, there will be a trickle down affect on the local economy. >> those affects will be felt in this area disproportionately. it's what happens if it goes on and on or happens over and over again. >> and we don't know. >> we don't know. it's the uncertainty that's making everybody so nervous. >> both the house and the senate are in recess until next week. just over a week to go before $85 billion in spending cuts begin find a way to avoid the cuts. >>> the way virginia pays for highway system could change for the first time in 30 years. law makers from both parties and the general assembly have reached a compromise on a transportation reform bill. replace 17.5 cent gasoline tax. also boost sales tax from 5% to 5.3%. and levy a $100 fee on hybrid cars. the deal could come up for a vote in the house and senate by the end of the week. >> happening today, a pair of maryland senate committees could vote to ban assault weapons. both measures have the full support of the governor and both will likely pass the panels. but each bill's fate in the full senate is still unce
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 10:00pm EST
technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >>> actor alec baldwin has been involved in another altercation. during this latest incident, a new york post reporter said he used a racial slur. he reportedly said he wanted to choke her to death and he denies making any racist remarks. >>> a new york senator is calling on the industry to ban baldwin from any further projects. >>> police found cindy mccreadyon the porch of her home. >> reporter: the country music world is mourning today after losing one of their own. police say singer 37-year-old mindy mccready apparently took her own life sunday afternoon in arkansas. an autopsy is planned but authority's report she died of a suspected self inflicted gun shot to the head. she struggled over the last several years with arrests for drugs and drunk driving. she was in and out of rehab and tried taking her own life two other times in 2005 and 2008. in 2011, she made headlines again for taking her oldest son away
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am EST
by senator patrick leahy is also in cuba to see how the economy is doing there. leahy says he would like to brick gross home but it is not likely to this trip. gross' family says he is not in good health. >>> more fallout from the horse meat scandal spreading across europe. this morning, nestle has pulled its beef pasta meals off store shelves in italy and spain and has stopped selling frozen meat to catering businesses in france after tests found horse dna in some of the products. >>> it is the end of the road for hot mail as microsoft goes public way new service to better compete with google's g mail. this is my friend diane. she's played by the rules her whole life. but then the rules flew right out the window. having just lost her husband, she stepped up and adopted her three grandkids, while working full time and caring for her brother, eddie, with cerebral palsy. i get the three children up. i walk andrew at eight i drop olivia off at eight thirty. spend a few minutes at emilio's school. i stop at the grocery store, and then i might do some laundry that has to be done. and then i h
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am EST
. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris on this wednesday morning. you could say we are keeping our cool specifically nordic cool which is a month long international festival at the kennedy center. this is no small deal. 750 participating artists that are show casing finland, ice land, norway, sweden, denmark and a few other territories as well. it's about celebrating the art, the culture, the people, the land. so many different ways for you to experience nordic cool. and we're getting a wonderful preview. look at this right here. we're going to talk with the architect how they go about making these. we've got ice land pianist coming out. we have a chef that specializes in nordic cuisine. wisdom and sarah. >> got to have those lego's. >> thanks holly. time for facebook fan of the day. we say a special hello to sherry marie. she got hooked on fox 513 years ago when she was on bedrest. congratulations on being fan of the day. for your c
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ sit develop is right now in south africa, a ruling is expected today in the oscar pistorius case on whether the sprinter will get bail or will have to stay in prison for months until a trial. today is the fourth day of the bail hearing and police say the olympic star is a flight risk as he faces charges of premeditated murder for the shooting of a supermodel girlfriend. his lawyer says his client is too famous be for able to slip out of the country if he is granted bail n a dramatic development yesterday, lead detective in the case was replaced by south africa's top investigator. >>> a nearly two decade reign of terror finally comes to an end. today, aaron tom a the confessed east coast rapist, will learn his punishment in a manassas court. he pleaded guilty two two attacks in prince william and loud ant county back in november. police have linked him to at least 13 other attacks.
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am EST
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
was for find $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years. with the economy though slowly making strides, the white house argues now is not the time. >> we are seeing the housing market starting to heal. we are seeing the stock market come back and we are seeing consumer confidence strengthen. those are the kinds of things we should be focused on. this isn't a spending into fight for us. this is a fight about whether we'll make the investments in middle class families in this country. >> now, fiscal hawks on the other hand, say it is the massive federal debt that is what is hurting middle class families and republicans are oppose to more tax hikes to make up any possible reduction in budget cuts and notten on capitol hill here sees sequestration as unthinkable. now, senator rand paul on for example news sunday pointed out that even with a trillion dollars in spending cuts, says the federal spending will go by $9 trillion over the next 10 years and he believes now is the time to get spending under control. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there are plenty of presidents day events here in ou
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ it wasn't their cup. if you don't like that dark roast, we've created a coffee for you. blonde is a beautiful, light roasted coffee. kind of mellow, sweet, a little citrusy. for me, personally, i love connecting with people, so blonde roast just gives me a whole nother reason to connect with more customers. ♪ >>> our producer will find the music. i love it. the first lady debut ed a new do on her 49th birthday. one of the most talked about topics. >> now we're finding out why she changed her look in a skype interview with rachel ray. michelle obama jokingly blamed the bangs on a mid life crisis. she said it was the only option because she can't get a sports car. and won't be allowed to bungee jump. >> i can see that. >> the full interview airs tomorrow. good she has a sense of humor. >> i like it. makes sense to me. >> looks great. >> i really do like the bangs. tucker, you don't understand you have to cut the whole front
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am EST
blaming. could have a bad effect on the general economy. we're going to talk to a republican senator and democrat senator, one about whether it's going to happen, and two, why and is there anything that can be done to stop it either before or after the deadline. extraordinary. here we are again. had the fiscal cliff january 1st. now sequestration on march 1. and the government runs out of money march 27th. it's like groundhog day around here. >> it really is. i wonder if these congress people get, the more people you talk to, particularly in washington where it could have a pretty major impact if not on march 1, but within a few weeks, is the frustration and anger of a lot of the american people at this issue. they just feel like congress, between congress and the white house, they're not getting anything done. >> yeah. it isn't just washington, though obviously people here are most affected by it. it's around the country. you look at ratings of congress, very low. and you're exactly right. as i said, groundhog day, because it's one deadline after another and each time we sort of kic
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